Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Afghanistan

21 September 2018

Tolo News journalist Samim Faramarz when a car bomb went off just metres away from the stand where he had just finished a live report. The journalist was killed on the scene, along with his cameraman Ramiz Ahmadi .

12 August 2018

The media technician for a local radio and television station in Ghazni province, 148 km southwest of the capital Kabul, was killed in a raid of the Taliban militants who torched the station during their clashes with government’s forces.

23 July 2018

The AFP Kabul driver Mohammad was killed in a suicide bombing attack in the Afghan capital while he was on his way to the AFP bureau for his night shift and was changing public transport near the airport when the suicide bomber blew himself u ...

30 April 2018

The 29-year-old BBC reporter was killed in a separate attack in Eastern Khost province, near the border with Pakistan. Ahmad Shah was on his way when armed men on a motorbike opened fire and shot him dead. ...

30 April 2018

Nine journalists, including a female journalist, were killed in Kabul, Afghanistan in back-to-back suicide attacks, the second of which targeted the journalists who had gathered on the site of the first blast near the Afghan Intelligence service ...

25 April 2018

The Kabul News TV journalist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen shot dead at Yarana Market on the outskirts of Kandahar city, Afghanistan. ...

28 December 2017

According to Afghan media reports, the journalist who worked for Jomhor News Agency was among people killed in the multiple blasts at a Shia cultural centre in the Afghan capital Kabul. ...

17 November 2017

The cameraman for Rah-e-Farda TV was critically wounded in the suicide attack at a political gathering in Kabul on November 16 and succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on November 17. ...

07 November 2017

The security guard of Shamshad Television was killed when gunmen stormed the TV station's offices in Kaboul. Naqibullah was killed as he patrolled the front gates to the building.

31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Naween, Press TV reporter Habibullah Hassanzada , Mohammad Omer Uruzgani who worked for National Radio Television and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazir were among victims of the explosion in the Zan ...